Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Financial Services
Financial And Insurance Activities
Insurance, Reinsurance And Pension Funding, Except Compulsory Social Security
65 - Insurance, reinsurance and pension funding, except compulsory social security

1,500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
12 September 2009
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


Fortis, an insurance company, has announced plans to create more than 1500 jobs across the UK. The new jobs come as part of an agreement between the company and the supermarket giant Tesco. The agreement foresees the provision of Fortis car insurance products to the financial branch of Tesco. As of 13 September 2009 no date has been given for the implementation of the new jobs.


  • 12 September 2009: BBC News


Eurofound (2009), Fortis, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 69527, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/69527.